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Books I Have Read: Christianity as a World Religion

The challenge we wish to bring in this book is not merely that Christianity is a non-Western religion because historically its origins are in Asia; nor just that non-Western Christianities should be taken more seriously by theologians and scholars of Christianity because Christianity’s numerical strength now lies in the global South. What we argue is that all aspects of Christian studies, including church history, theology, inter-religious and societal relations, must be reshaped and revised in light of the nature of Christianity as a world religion.

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Books I Have Read: Challenging Western Christians and Their Neighbours

In short, believing men and women are called to tell the world in which they live that God is loving and merciful and that He gives deliverance from sin and death to all who in faith surrender to Christ.

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Throwback: Castrating Culture

We simply want to take our place as indigenous and native Quechua people, understanding and living out the gospel. We assume our identity without shame, retaliation or indignation against those who have caused harm to our past and castrated our culture.

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Books I Have Read: A Hybrid World

A quick look at an interesting book.

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We Really Need To Talk About Race

As a black person, I struggle with the continued fascination with and fetishization of black children in Africa, but the lack of interest in black children suffering in the UK.

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Books I Have Read: The Lamentations of a Sinner

An interesting and encouraging book from an historically important author.

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Books I Have Read: Biblical Theology According to the Apostles

Generally, sometime in the spring, I start a book review with the words, this may just be the best book that I read all year. This is that point for 2020. IVP has provided me with a pre-publication pdf of Biblical Theology According to the Apostles: How The Earliest Christians Told The Story Of Israel […]

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Books I Have Read: God in 3D

The thing about this book is that it is completely novel. You won’t find discussion of persons, essences or hypostases. It takes an approach to the Trinity which is rooted in Biblical theology rather than in dogmatics.

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Throwback: Books I Have Read – Spillover

A short review of an excellent book that will help you to understand more about why we are where we are.

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Books I Have Read: The Trinity Among the Nations

The importance of this book lies in the way that it clearly demonstrates that thoughtful theological reflection from other cultural standpoints can enrich the Western tradition that we take as being normal. The writings of the Fathers, the Reformers or whoever your choice theologians are is not the end of the story. There is much to be learned from people who come to the biblical text asking different questions and gaining new insights. Read this book and have your horizons stretched.